Work Samples

Work Samples are due June 12, 2015

Schools are required to offer a local performance assessment once per year for grades 3-8 and once during high school in each of 4 subjects: writing, math, science and speaking. PPS uses work samples scored with state scoring guides to fulfull this requirement.

State Scoring Guides 

HS Work Sample/Essential Skill Information

Work Sample Entry Sheets

Classroom Work Samples - FAQ's (pdf)

Where/How do I submit my work sample scores?

Work sample scores are entered directly into Synergy. For instructions on how to do this, click here: https://sites.google.com/a/apps4pps.net/application-support/synergy

High School data clerks:
1. On the Application Support page (link above), click on SIS in the left hand menu.
2. Click on SYNERGY (OFFICE)
3. Click on HS REQS
4. In the right side, click the QRGs tab
5. Use the WS01 Student Work Sample Entry guide to enter one sample at a time.
6. Use the WS02 Class Work Sample Entry if you have a classroom of students who all completed the same work sample.

For grade 3-8 teachers:
1. On the Application Support page (link above), click on SIS in the left hand menu.
2. Click on SYNERGY (TEACHER)
3. Click on TEACHERVUE
4. In the rights side, click the QRGs tab
5. Click on the Class Work Sample Entry QRG

For additional help on entering work samples contact the IT service desk at 503-916-3375.

Work Samples for an ELL student.
Work samples can be done in the home language of the student. The person scoring the work sample needs to score the sample based on the State scoring guide.

2003-04 PAT-PPS Work Sample Agreement